FBI agent leaves for Dubai as court drops case

KARACHI:  A local court dropped a case against FBI agent Joel Cox after which, he left for Dubai on Monday, Aaj News reported.

According to the report, during hearing of the case in Malir Judicial Magistrate Court , Joel Cox, who was earlier released on bail, appeared in person amid tight security.

The court that his client was on special mission in Pakistan and he was permitted to keep arms with him, Joel Cox’s lawyer told the court.

The US government said that he was on a temporary mission in Pakistan.

In this regard, a special letter of the U.S. embassy was also presented in the court.

Moreover, the court ordered for verification of the letter from interior ministry and later on certification from the Sindh home department, the court dismissed the case.